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Donna Lynne doing street-level politics in El Paso and other counties this weekend

Author: Joey Bunch - April 26, 2018 - Updated: April 26, 2018

Donna LynneLt. Gov. Donna Lynne began her “Main Street” walking tour outside the 1stBank Center in Broomfield on
April 14, the day of the state Democratic assembly. (Photo by Marianne Goodland/Colorado Politics)

Donna Lynne is putting some miles on her sneakers this campaign season, and she hopes the state’s main streets lead to the governor’s office.

The lieutenant governor walked the entire 26.5-mile length of Colfax Avenue in Lakewood, Denver and Aurora to kick off her Meet Me on Main Street tour a few weeks ago, and then walked the streets of Broomfield on the day of the Democratic General Assembly on April 14.

This weekend you can find her doing strolls in El Paso, Chaffee, Gunnison, Montrose and Mesa counties, her campaign said Thursday.

She tweets updates with the hashtag #MeetMeonMainStreet.

Here’s at the stops on her walking schedule:


Colorado Springs — 9:15 am at Wooglin’s Deli at 823 N. Tejon St.
Manitou Springs — 10:50 a.m. at Tubby’s Turn Around at 1106 Manitou Ave.
Buena Vista — 1:20 p.m. at New Bees Thrift Store, at 624 S. Main St.
Salida — 2:20 p.m. Boathouse Cantina, 228 N F St.


Gunnison — 9 a.m. at Fullmer’s Ace Hardware at 820 W Tomichi Ave.
Montrose — Noon at Producers Co-Op Association at 38 W. Main St.
Grand Junction — 2 p.m. at Tequila’s Mexican Restaurant at 2560 North Ave.

Lynne is running in a crowded Democratic primary with former state Treasurer Cary Kennedy, U.S. Rep. Jared Polis, who got on the ballot at the assembly.

Lynne and former state Sen. Mike Johnston petitioned their way on to the ballot.

Republicans also have four primary candidates: state Treasurer Walker Stapleton, former Parker Mayor Greg Lopez, along with businessmen Doug Robinson and Victor Mitchell.

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.